Kanye West Proves Huge Boost for Media Lobbyists

DENVER -- With a key piece of legislation pending before Congress, big entertainment companies pulled out all the stops Wednesday night with a free concert for about 600 select attendees by one of the country's biggest hip hop stars, Kanye West. Lobbyists for the recording industry trade group, the RIAA, and music companies distributed free tickets to members of Congress, their staff and other Democrats. Tickets for West's concerts often sell for more than $1,000. Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA) and...Full Story
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